Maternity support during COVID-19

Read about how coronavirus could affect you, your baby and your pregnancy care. To help stop the spread of coronavirus, the government is advising everyone to stay at home from 5 January 2021. You should only go out for medical appointments, exercise or if it is essential. To check the latest … Read More

Having a baby and the effect on your mental health

We want to know about your experiences Having a baby is one of the biggest life choices you can make. This can affect both the person who is giving birth and their partner’s mental health. We want to know more about people’s experiences of mental health support when planning to … Read More

Maternity Booking Times Survey

Healthwatch Bury are interested in understanding the experiences of women who have given birth in the last three years. We are especially interested in women who did not have their booking appointment till they were 13 weeks or more pregnant. Survey  

NHS England – Funding boost for new mums’ mental health

The NHS has today confirmed that extra funding will be made available to improve the mental health of at least 3,000 pregnant women and those who have recently given birth. The £23 million funding is part of a major programme of improvement and investment by NHS England which will see … Read More